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gill net

[′gil ‚net]
(engineering)
A net that entangles the gill covers of fish.
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Gillnet bycatch data for the study was grouped by month in order to derive monthly stratified CPUE estimates.
The main target of fishermen are common carp (Cyprinus carpio) and Prussian carp (Carassius gibelio) in Dam Lake, so fishermen use gillnet and trammel nets with 100-110 mm stretched mesh size intended for this species.
Lamont drifts with his gillnet using a fifty-fathom (three-hundred-foot) net for summer and fall chum and coho salmon.
Y=f (price, inputs, education level, fishing trip, gillnet number, family size, non-fishing income source, fishing ground distance, boat type, distance to market, age and credit services).
The socioeconomic impacts on the operation of the fishery and on the usefulness of drift gillnet CPUE data for stock assessments are discussed.
3m long Bowmouth Guitarfish in their gillnet while operating in off Ras Zarrien near Pasni about 45 km in the offshore waters where the depth of the sea was about
The Heiltsuk First Nation Stood together in April to protect the herring stocks in their territory by occupying the offices of Fisheries and Oceans Canada until a planned gillnet fishery was canceled.
In a rare case fishermen safely released a common bottlenose dolphin which was found entangled in tuna gillnet in offshore waters about 100 kilometers (km) south of Kund Malir along Balochistan coast.
Saeed Zaman, captain of fishing boat AlFahim while operating off the shelf area, caught the pygmy sperm whale in gillnet placed for catching tuna.